Dressed to partyPublished on December 1, 2017

  • Jacket, Maska, CF Rideau Centre

  • Sparkle sandals, Old Navy

  • Boots, Aldo, St Laurent
    Photo by: Tia Photography

  • Boots, Aldo, St Laurent
    Photo by: Tia Photography

  • Eyelash skirt, Banana Republic
    Photo by: Tia Photography

  • Earrings, Boogie + Birdie
    Photo by: Tia Photography

  • Sweater Banana Republic; hat Nordstrom
    Photo by: Tia Photography

  • Dress, GAP

  • Jacket, Banana Republic

  • Shrug, Nordstrom

  • Dress & earrings, Banana Republic; pumps ALDO; Clutch, Nordstrom

  • Dress, GAP
    Photo by: Tia Photography

There is no shortage of events to attend during the holidays. From office parties to cocktail soirées, opportunities to rock an awesome outfit are endless! Looking dazzling doesn’t always require a ton of effort, so follow these tips to take your outfit game from basic to fabulously festive.


Grab something already hanging in your closet to add edge to your holiday look. Worn over a sequin dress or a high-waisted skirt, a moto jacket can complete your outfit without looking overdone. Jacket, Maska, CF Rideau Centre.


Plan your holiday outfit from the bottom up! Embellished footwear is a fantastic way to add glam to an otherwise plain outfit.Sparkle sandals, Old Navy.


Is there anything more feminine than bows? Your inner diva wants nothing more than to tie your holiday outfit up with a big, fashionable bow. Dress & earrings, Banana Republic; pumps ALDO; Clutch, Nordstrom.


Nothing says sophistication like faux fur. Swap your overcoat for a faux-fur number to instantly dial up your glamour level. Shrug, Nordstrom; Jacket, Banana Republic.


Velvet instantly elevates even basic outfits. You don’t have to add much to a velvet outfit, especially when done in a rich colour like bordeaux. Dress, GAP.


It’s impossible not to feel joyful while wearing them, so this holiday season release your inner pom pom!
Sweater Banana Republic;hat Nordstrom.


The holidays are the perfect time to show some of our local retailers some love. Local designers create unique pieces that are sure to be conversation starters.Earrings, Boogie + Birdie.


Bring the colour of your youth into your adult life in the most fabulous way. Shades of blush pink are everywhere this season – found in fun textures and fabrics. Eyelash skirt, Banana Republic.


This high-shine trend has just the right amount of sparkle and glam. Look for the metallic trend in skirts, booties and clutches and you’ve got fashion gold. Boots, Aldo, St Laurent; dress GAP.

Mary Ciancibello

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